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→ 1.5 crore LPG connections issued to BPL households under PM Ujjwala Yojana.
→ AIADMK appoints Sasikala as party‘s General Secretary.
→ Ana Ivanovic announces retirement from Tennis.
→ Anil Baijal to be appointed 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.
→ Assam govt to set up separate dept for Act East policy.
→ Au Financiers gets final nod to start small finance bank operations.
→ Cabinet approves ordinance to make possession of old notes penal offence.
→ Centre approves Rs 266 crore investment for Delhi under AMRUT.
→ Centre releases Rs 250 cr for Lucknow Metro Rail project.
→ China launches 2 high resolution remote sensing satellites.
→ China operationalises world’s longest bullet train line.
→ Ex Madhya Pradesh CM Sunderlal Patwa passes away at 92.
→ Former IAS officer Anil Baijal to be next Delhi Lt Governor.
→ Govt launches Swachh Swasth Sarvatra initiative.
→ Haryana Government to set up country’s first Caterpillar Train.
→ India Signs Agreement with Bhutan for green and sustainable construction.
→ Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe seeks reconciliation with US at Pearl Harbour.
→ Karnataka State RTC launches bio-diesel buses.
→ Lakshmi Vilas Bank launches QIP to raise Rs 600 crore.
→ Maharashtra to create new ministry for welfare of VJNT OBCs and SBCs.
→ MobiKwik gets RBI nod to accept payments for utility, convenience bills.
→ Rajasthani litterateur Satya Narayan to be awarded Bihari Puraskar 2016 for his book ‘Yeh Ek Dunia‘.
→ Ratan P Watal Committee on Digital Payments submitted report to Government.
→ RBI extends loan repayment window to 90 days.
→ South Indian Bank has introduced a full-fledged NRI-focused mobile banking app.
→ SP Vaid appointed as new J & K police chief.
→ Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher passes away at 60.
→ Syrian war ‘cancer on a global scale‘: New UN chief.
→ Transformer of Modern Physics and Astronomy Vera Rubin Dies at 88.
→ Twitter partners with ICICI Bank for advanced customer care.
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